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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WREXHAM ROAD FARMHOUSE AND FARMBUILDINGS

List entry Number: 1138382

Location

WREXHAM ROAD FARMHOUSE AND FARMBUILDINGS, WREXHAM ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityEccleston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55338

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History

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Details

SJ 36SE ECCLESTON C.P. WREXHAM ROAD (East side)

2/142 Wrexham Road Farmhouse and Farmbuildings 28/8/1973

II

Farmhouse and buildings, 1880 (datestone), by John Douglas for 1st Duke of Westminster. Stone-dressed brown brick with half-timbered dormer gables to haylofts; red tile roofs. Symmetrical 2½ storey, 3 bay farmhouse (a:b:a); the central bay projects. Flemish gables with balls at eaves; moulded string at first floor; tall shaped brick chimneys; stone-dressed doorway with 3 panels over, under a drip-mould; 6-panel door; iron casements (leaded glazing removed) in large stone-mullioned openings. Covered passage (right) links house to farm buildings. Later conservatory, left, in keeping. Interior: 6-panel doors; closed string staircase. Farmbuildings: 2 and 1 storey with steep roofs, picturesquely grouped round a 3 sided court. 2 drifthouses (at entrance and back of yard) under oak-framed gables carried on brackets from stone corbels. Octagonal stair turret capped by small, spired, boarded dovecote. Mullioned windows; boarded doors. The farm buildings include shippons, haylofts, barn, cartshed and stabling. A good example of Douglas' model farms for 1st Duke of Westminster.

Listing NGR: SJ3978763058

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National Grid Reference: SJ 39787 63058

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